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20140114 tapi-geomob

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TransportAPI talk for geomob at BCS in Jan 2014

TransportAPI talk for geomob at BCS in Jan 2014

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  • TFL / networkrail / london data store / rail operators
  • Who’s using it?
  • Journeymapper.org
  • >400 signups
  • wishlistSign up for an account at transportapi.com1000 hits per day free (sandbox)Then £1 for 2.5k – 10k hitsOr partner with us?No reservation of downstream usage rightsWishlist Xxx img of site
  • Paraphrase shouting into the void
  • Filter by keywords
  • Drill down
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    • 1. Opening up access to UK transport data David Mountain david.mountain@transportapi.com transportapi.com @transportapi
    • 2. Who we are • Placr Ltd: SME based in Shoreditch – Dave Mountain, Jonathan Raper, Harry Wood, Emer Coleman and Tom Ward • Transport API: – Open transport data service – First round funding in 2013
    • 3. What we do • API endpoints for timetabled and live for bus and rail data • 370K stop/stations with 50Gb live data • Journey planning: public and private • JSON, XML, HTML formats • Aggregation and integration • API authentication and monitoring (3Scale)
    • 4. Open data • Part of the Open Data Institute startup program • Campaigning for the release of transport data • Aim to be a one-stop shop for UK transport data • Easier for developers to integrate transport data into apps • Innovation
    • 5. Who’s using it? TFL Overground
    • 6. CityMapper • London’s most popular travel app • TransportAPI supplying the back end for rail data
    • 7. Heathrow (May 2014)
    • 8. Travel portal developed with ELGIN
    • 9. UK TravelOptions • • • • 3D perspective of OSM Display/search POIs Tap thru to transport info Tube performance indicators • iOS / iPad
    • 10. 2013 growth
    • 11. How to get it Sign up for an account a transportapi.com 1000 hits per day free (sandbox) Then £1 for 2.5k – 10k hits Or partner with us? No reservation of downstream usage rights wishlist
    • 12. Performance • Tube performance indicators • Real travel time through London bus networ
    • 13. Dashboards
    • 14. Transport Buzz • Transport data is one side of the story • But how do people experience this • TransportBuzz (beta): web app developed toexplore this • Stores and analyses transport related tweets • About 5% of these are geolocated
    • 15. We’re hiring • Lots of ideas of what to do next • Looking for developers: – Ruby + server-side; – Web design + front-end; – Experience of transport indy • Flexible: PT / FT; temp / perm
    • 16. Talk to us! Dave @davidmountain Jonathan @madprof Harry @harry_wood Tom @themadwort Emer @emercoleman transportapi.com @transportapi